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. more on how the ash cloud is actually headed to north america in a minute. first some flights could actually be taking off in europe airspace. most of northern europe remains closed. some airlines plan to fly between 8,000 and 9,000 of the 2,000 scheduled flights today. restrictions over scottish airspace will be lifted tuesday and germany's aviation authority has given lufthansa the okay to fly 50 planes back to germany with about 15,000 passengers on board. meanwhile britain sent in the royal navy to bring stranded people back home. 150,000 brits stranded worldwide. that ash cloud continues to move its way westward, as i mentioned. will it be reaching the shores of north america any time soon? joining us from d.c., geologists with the u.s. geological survey. thanks for joining us. >> good morning. >> a lot of people woke up and saw headlines that this ash cloud would be headed toward north america. explain what's happening here. >> well, there is a high pressure system north of greenland sending a small ton of ash over towards the area between greenland and north america. the mode
. a sake -- sacred red cow is led to slaughter. roll up your sleeves, here we go. hello, america. this week has been a primer to get your brain to think in a different mode. i liken it to america has cancer. now, is it stage one, stage networks stage four cancer? i think we're headed toward stage four cancer. how much to we have to cut? what do we have to do? thinking out of the box. we're not cutting spending, we're -- i mean it's insane what's going on. people at the coto institute have been putting budget proposal together and they're not making friends because people don't want their slice of the pie taken away. we're all going to lose a slice of pie. our relationship may be on the rocks after tonight. i'll send you candy or flowers because we zero in on even my own sacred cow tonight, national security and defense. according to the economist, america's overwhelmingly feel of cutting spending is the best way to reduce the deficit. cut spending, 5% they raised taxes. this is the one the political elite wants to do because this one is hard. as soon as you get the scalp out they run for th
happen, could it? ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. by the way, washington, we're on to you and we're keeping an eye on what you're doing on thursday. i wouldn't miss tomorrow's episode. the hate is flowing in america. especially in arizona. oh, it's like do you remember from "ghost busters" i think it was "ghostbuster ii." there it is. the river of slime oozing underneath the surface infecting everything. hate boiling up. well, here is how representative jared pollis described the mood in arizona. arizona law is like nazi germany. it's absolutely reminiscent of second class status of jews in germany. prior to world wire ii when they had -- world war ii when they had to show their papers and had them with them all the time and suspect to routine inspections at the suspicious of being jewish. i fear arizona is headed for a police state. boy, i'm glad somebody said it! arizona sure is putting the a-z in "nazi" aren't they? i hate to rain on the hate parade, but can we slow down just a second here? and ask you're out of your mind. am i alone in that? you are out of your mind! are you comparing t
. >> no administration in america's history would, i think, ever have considered such a step that we just found out that president obama is supporting today. you know, that's kind of like getting out there on the playground, a bunch of kids ready to fight and one of the kids, saying, go ahead and punch me in the face and i'm not going to retaliate. no, it's unacceptable. this is another thing that the american people, the more they find out what is a part of this agenda, they'll rise up and say, no more. national security is the number one job of the federal government. >> that woman is an idiot. >>> earlier on abc's world news, the president asked by george stephanopolous to respond to sarah palin. >> i really have no response to that. last i checked, sarah palin is not much of an expert on nuclear issues. >> he put it better than i did. let's turn inside to richard burt, former ambassador to germany, to the first treaty signed in germany in 1991. ambassador, thanks much for your time tonight. >> greetings, keith, from a fellow cornellian. >> the first stark treaty, how far important was it given
. the rest of the world is beginning to move. east asia is doing exceptionally well. even latin america -- brazil is doing well and the remainder of latin america is doing well. we are doing okay. the american and economy is accelerating faster / -- the american economy is accelerating faster. europe will have a major problem with the exchange rate and other problems. japan is coming back and everybody is coming back, but there are laggards. the problem is getting closer and closer to where the deflationary will be behind us and that the real issue of inflation begins to rise which, paul volcker said, you cannot have a system where you have large deficits, but very large expansion in the monetary base, and not altogether inflation. it has never happened. >> what can the fed to do about some of these long-range problems? >> it is mainly out of the hands of the federal reserve in the sense that these are very deep- seated, political, cultural problems. what bothers me specifically is that in recent months we are exhibiting an absolute inability to cut anything. the c-17 which is a great c
. >> another check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >> it is 6:00 then on this tuesday morning. welcome back. i'm adam caskey outside the virginia square metro station. it's not a bad day in the beltway. we have some cooler outlying areas. it's 51 degrees right here. in stafford it's in the upper 30's. this is a popular family, looking east from chesapeake beach over the chesapeake bay, a few clouds in the sky. clouds will increase throughout the midday and afternoon. 49 in chesapeake beach. today will be seasonable with highs in the upper 60's. morning sunshine gives way to midday clouds. gentle rain showers tomorrow. scattered, light rain. the weekend looks unse
determination to stand with them and share their dangers was the first tangible sign that many had that america actually did care about what happened to them and their country. he showed them the best side of america. his example, i think, should serve as an example for not only ambassadors, but for americans as a whole or anybody. his determination to work with the british, to do everything he could to help the british delicacy that a have an effect t it did succeed. >> on his predecessor, joe kennedy, this great line after meeting. kennedy is all excited. isn't it wonderful that the crisis is over and now i can get back to palm beach after all. the new york times, they ran an editorial. one of the toughest and biggest jobs that the president, his mission was one of the toughest and biggest jobs the president can get. he has to explain to a country that is daily being bombed why a country safely 3,000 miles away wants to help it will not fight. that is a difficult thing to tell a person whose home has just been wrecked by a bomb. my question is how was the reporting of u.s. correspondents news
obama said in his speech, we are an imperfect vessel for this imperfect union in america. i would be humble about the possibility. >> one more. reverend. >> martin made the comment once or twice that the masses must come together and actually force our leaders to make the changes that we want. given that racism and races have to hide their racism in order to get to places of positions where they can do what they do to keep the others down, will we really have a conversation on race? will folks really take the sheets off, so to speak, and be honest where they stand as it deals with persons of another color? >> you probably don't watch fox news. go ahead. head. >> i mean, you know, the question is really how do we create a climate, or continue to create a climate for what we're doing today? america has to walk and be better. america, as a nation, is incredible. look to our most recent world catastrophe or two. haiti and chile. americans -- it did not matter -- americans rolled up their sleeves and gave and will continue to do that. haiti will need help for a long time. i hope and pr
in north america and not an asian story as it was north america. and dupont yesterday notably raised their guidance. trish, back to you. >> yes, they did. thank you, bob pisani. >>> well, the stocks tacked on more gains after the fed announced it would kitsch raeep unchanged, but how long should the fed spur along here? what is ahead for your money? we will get more from david kelley, chief market strategist at jpmorgan funds, and then we also have michael yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist at ycm wealth investment strategies. so, i will begin with you, mr. kelley, what is your take on the european debt situation and how much of a problem for the u.s. markets? you saw not a big reaction on spain today, but you had greece and portugal cut yesterday, and we did see a bit of a sell-off. what is your take as we move forward? >> well, it is really a threat. i mean, what i worry about is the politics here. the reality is that greece is too big to fail. and, you know, i think that the reason we did not sell-off after spain is that people realized that the gains are almost
their dangers was the first tangible sign many had that america actually did care about what happened to them and their country. he showed that side of america and his example should serve as an example not only for ambassadors but americans as a whole or anybody. his determination to work with the british or do everything he could to help the british to see that the alliance succeeded had a tremendous effect on the fact ehat it did succeed. af on his predecessor, joe kennedy, this great line after munich, kennedy says isn't it ovnderful the crisis is over? now i can get back to palm beach after all. tounew york times ran an bsitorial, one of the toughest and the biggest jobs, his mission was one of the biggest jobs the president can give. he has to explain to a country that is daily being bombed why a country safely 3,000 miles away fnts to help but will not fight. that is a difficult thing to tell a person whose home has just been wracked by a bomb. ow was the reporting of correspondence and newspapers. and web sites and tv. and what was left in france and ime from that period. >> it was ve
to change anything on the ground. why for example, france or the united states of america are dealing with these petty monarch kiss and dealing with governments implementing them. my position is quite clear.i'm against implementing them and what i'm asking the scholars, thee things what do the texts say what are the conditions and in which context? in the same name of islam, we have to stop and to come to a moratorium on this and to have a discussion exactly like amnesty international when it comes to death penalty it is saying let us first go for a moratorium to stop it right now and then to have a discussion. >> coming up, we will have more of that interview with tarik ramadan, as well as with james zogby who is the president of the arab-american institute on the differences between islam in america and in europe. that's next. thanks for coming. it was really nice to meet you, a.j. yeah, you too. a.j.? (alarm blasting) (screaming) (phone rings) hello? this is bill with broadview security. is everything okay? no. there's this guy - he just smashed in my door. i'm sending help right n
the overwhelming importance of black race in america. i am familiar with a truly gigantic literature that explains the meaning and portends an honest to god reality of the existence of race. it's imperative and a statutory biological definitions of white race, we may notoriously vague. believing that what is not black. the disc thickness does not indicate lack of interest. quite to the contrary for another, past historical literature, much less known today explains the meaning and portends an honest to god reality of the existence of white races. they may seem not to be given a book on americans in antiquity, a pure fun before europeans discovered the western hemisphere and thousands of years he for the invention of the constant of race. they given the prevalence of the notion that racist permanent, many believe it possible to trace something recognizable as the white race, back more than 2000 years. in addition, not few westerners have racialized antiquity making ancient history into white race history and classics into a living whitefield, complete with pictures of blonde ancient greeks. transfo
not move up. it performs america's legal immigration system to maximize american economic prosperity and will impose tough sanctions on employers who break the law. in arizona they passed a very draconian law on immigration because they are upset the federal government is not acting. in nevada, the republican governor sent a letter to president obama calling for action, federal action, on immigration. and i find the position of the republicans in arizona and in nevada who say the problem is one of the federal government now say we will not buy you work on it. that is why we are here this afternoon, inviting them to help was work on this issue. take a look at our proposals. i do not direct this to learn to grant only. there are 40 other republicans. take a look at this proposal. it is a good faith effort to move forward. we say, come and talk with us. work with us. >> thank you. we come to discuss this issue of immigration facing the reality of the broken immigration system in america facing the reality of a controversy law and arizona which is going to be challenged as it meets the m
and in washington. the show starts right now. >>> good afternoon. in america today, the political games continue over financial reform despite the very real effect this back and forth has on us. the senate goldman sachs hearing shining that much more light on the shenanigans that continue to this day to play out on wall street. nearly two years after the financial meltdown and subsequent an ongoing tax funded pare bailouts. both republicans and democrats are united on one front. both want to appear, appear, to be angry at the big banks. >> how much of that deal did you sell to your clients after -- >> two things i'm getting, number one, nobody's done anything wrong. this was the natural disaster like a hurricane hit. >> we're trying to hone in on why we've got so many unemployed people in my state and why so many people in missouri have lost incredible amounts of money in their pensions. >> we're learning more about goldman, that they urnled saleses people to -- that goldman was exposed to by dumping goldman's investments on to unwitting clients, that goldman in theory was paid to represent. thi
. potentially including the $1 billion pentagon contract to train the afghan police. that is a task that america has been funding and supposedly working on for over eight years now. since 2003, that task has been contraktded out to a company called dynkorp. they quite literally cannot shoot straight. as reported recently in "newsweek," quote, at kabul's police training center, they recently arrived to supplement dyncorp's efforts. the italians soon discovered poor marksmanship wasn't the only reason, the sights of the ak-47s and m-16 rifles the recruits were using were badly out of line. quote, we zeroed all their weapons. it's a very important thing, but no one had done this in the past. i don't know why. i know, i know. that story prompted our next guest at an oversight hearing in the senate to say, quote, we're paying somebody to teach them how to shoot the weapons and nobody bothered to check their sights? joining us now after way too long an absence, senator claire mccaskill of the great state of missouri, senator, thank you so much for your time tonight. good to see you. >> thanks, rachel.
unique because if you look to america the biggest newspaper, "u.s.a. today" and "wall street journal" reach about approximately 3.5 million readers per day. the biggest t.v. show "america's got talent" i think is reaching 11.7, something like that. in germany, there's no t.v. that reaches everyday as much readers as "bild." it's a unique brand, a very strong marketplace. so we said let's use this figure in order to make our 12 million readers potential reporters. so we asked them to send us stories, particularly to send us video content, to send us photos. until today, more than 600,000 photos have been sent. we have printed 18,000. >> rose: am i going to want to read your publications here? or am i going to read in the print? >> you know what? i don't mind. i see ourselves as content producers, branded content producers, marketeers of branded content and if more and more readers will prefer to read it on tablet devices, i like it. because we save printing costs. we save distribution costs, we save paper costs. so in a way it is boosting our business. >> rose: but isn't it inevitable
and america, and president obama from a historical perspective next. >> funding for charlie rose has been provided by the coming. if you've had a coke in the last 20 years, ( screams ) you've had a hand in giving college scholarships... and support to thousands of our nation's... most promising students. ♪ ( coca-cola 5-note mnemonic ) captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: president obama and his russian counterpart president medvedev signed an arms reduction treaty in prague practicaling for nations to trim their stockpiles. about 30% less than currently allowed. this would bring the two countries arsenals to their lowest levels since the end of the cold war. the treaty still has to be ratified by lawmakers in both countries, though the two sides disagree over the future of u.s. missile defense plan, obama medvedev said the fact was a sign of improving relations. >> our relationship had started to drift making it difficult to cooperate on issues of common interest to our people. and when the united states and russi
minutes. he tells us what's headed for north america. my subaru saved my life. i won't ever forget that. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> remember the first home grown terror attack on united states soil. the dallas morning news summed up the oklahoma city bombing in one word. there it is. terror. the daily oklahoman called it the morning of terror. more than two weeks later, the search ends. 164 bodies found. the death toll, 168. a day of mourning followed amid the rubble. timothy mcveigh was put to death for the crimes six years later. today, family members of those killed and survivors have gathered at a memorial where the alfred p. murrah federal building once stood. the impact of the deadly building still reverberates with those who lived through it. here are the thoughts and memories from a survivor. >>> there was a day care center in the building. that day care center would have been devastated. [ crying ] >> when i see the pictures of me in the hospital in the bed, i see a little boy covered in blood. it's unbelievable. i'm chris wynn. i'm 20 years old and i'm a sop
to lay down the burden of hate and maybe just maybe america would emerge as the model for the rest of the world? >> guest: janitors and franco always believes in the goodness of people. it's never going to stop. cheesy optimism on the pessimist. >> guest: i've seen it and i'm living the train. so i don't know. i think a lot of it is genetic caretaking gets ingrained in us as human beings. >> host: so you think it's part of our dna? >> guest: i think we have to manage it. i think as superior in my 10 d. and then we have to manage that. and there's a wonderful keeper sand that is to repair the world, to finish cuts work. he didn't make us perfect, so our job is to do the best we can to get to it. >> host: to the two of you see it is your calling, your mission or are you just feeling the sense of this is the thing to do, you must do it now. go back to dr. king. used to say the time is always right to do right. >> guest: is always ready. is it my calling? it is like reading in and breathing out. it's the right thing to do. it's to stand up for what is right. i hate the leaf, each inges
leadership will leave an indelible mark." >> 53 degrees in roslyn. >> taking aim at america's sodium intake. is government intervention the best idea? >> a gas tax hike in the district, what could it mean for maryland and virginia drivers? ♪ my subaru saved my life. i won't ever forget that. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >> you are watching abc7's good morning washington. with doug mcelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, and lisa baden with traffic. this is good morning washington, on your side. >> in our top stories, the new video has surfaced from the night at university of maryland student was beaten in college park. the video from the university of maryland offers a clear view of the area where jack mckenna was beaten. right now officials are investigating a two-minute gap in the video. several police officers have been suspended over the incident. a senior administration official says president obama has begun talking with potential supreme court nominees. that nominee would replace retiring justice john paul stevens. if this morning the president wil
for back issues. coming up on "good morning america", the latest on delays and disruptions caused by the volcano in iceland. if that is your "money scope report.". on jeremy hubbard. >> its 57 degrees. >> still ahead, alex ovechkin on the ice or on the beach. the coach called the superstar out last night after he went missing in action. >> today on "oprah," live in chicago with elton john and actor russell crowe. that's at 4:00 and abc 7. >> if the capitals want to get the stanley cup this year, they will have to perform better than they did in game 1 of the playoffs last night. >> such a disappointment, sloppy effort from the regular-season chance against the montreal canadiens. this is the big leagues. tomas had been taunting the capitals. alex ovechkin was a virtual nashotah. -- no-show. >> when you get 50 shots on goal and ovechkin does not get any, i think hw was not very good tonight. but they will try to even the series tomorrow at the verizon center. he got called out by the coach. >> he did. the coach was highly agitated. 6:25. we have another half hour of good morning wa
viewers on pbs in america, also around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- could this be the missing link? the skeleton found by a schoolboy in south africa that could be a new species of human. and the eye in the sky on global warming. europe launches a satellite to melt the polar ice caps. >> they have picked up -- to measure the polar ice cap -- icecaps. >> they have picked up. they will find out if it will do what is meant to do, to measure the state of the polar ice. >> hello to you. the american and russian presidents have signed a treaty committing to the biggest cuts in nuclear weapons as the cold war ended 20 years ago. long-range warheads have been cut by about a third. for many, the significance is not in the numbers, but in the new starts both leaders say it represents and the warning it makes for any nation seeking nuclear weapons. president medvedyev supported increased pressure on iran. we have this from prague. >> in prague, a day of history. the motorcades of two cold war adversaries snake through the old streets. the leaders of america and russia
at the conference, america's great outdoors. immediately after that he's heading to a security meeting talking about afghanistan and iraq. >> reporter: very big meeting. afghanistan and pakistan as well. a lot of top players in the administration going to be here either by video conference or here personally. the secretary of state, general petraeus, richard holbrooke, the ambassador who handles issues surrounding afghanistan and pakistan. the president just told an australian interviewer giving an interview to the australian prod casting company, the nato allies blunting taliban building over the haass several years, this after the sending more troops. they are arriving in country. he made that announcement after a long and detailed review of the policy. remember the conversations in the situation room. the president saying we can't be there in perpetuity. although the deadline for the beginning of withdrawal of american forces from afghanistan, a lot believe that will be negligible at the beginning of that withdrawal stage. >> mike, thanks for the update from the white house. >>> want to continue
damage with most of the blame falling on the boy scouts of america. >>> to the breaking news out of florida where an 11-year-old girl has been found alive after she had gone missing friday near a florida swamp. when they found nadya, she said, quote, i can't believe you rescued me. nbc's mark potter is live in winter springs, florida, with the story. mark, we're happy that they rescued nadya. but tell us what her condition is now. i know she was taken to the hospital for some treatment and observation. >> reporter: that's right. she's in the hospital now. she is being treated. she's being questioned by police. and those police are now telling a story of how she was found. the police chief here in winter springs says at 8:30 this morning officials got a call from a man named james king who said he had just found 11-year-old nadya blum in a deeply wooded area that has not yet been searched by police. they were able to triang late his cell phone call and pinpoint the location. it took officers more than two hours to get there. once they were notified. because the underbrush is just
, america pauses to remember the 168 lives lost in the worst act of domestic terrorism in u.s. history. now 15 years after the oklahoma city bombing, there's growing concern about a new wave of anti-government hatred like the kind that drove timothy mcveigh to mass murder. is it putting the safety of president obama at risk? perhaps the safety of all americans? i talked about the threat then and now with the man who was president at the time of the oklahoma tragedy, bill clinton. >> the other difference that the internet has exploded over these 15 years, there's a democratic president now, you were a democratic president then. but the other big difference is there's an african-american president. >> yes. and an african-american president whose father was from kenya and his mother's second husband was a muslim. and so he's had all these attacks from the birthers and others. i do think -- and he's had a lot of threats and also the members of congress have had a lot of threats against them. we had a lot of threats. i remember when that guy came from colorado and opened fire on the white house.
goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> welcome back. new debate about orders and deeds on the far right and some tough questions about the u.s. plan for iran's nuclear program. we begin with a fight over the tea party and legacy of the oklahoma city bombing on its anniversary today. survivors and victims' relatives gathered at the memorial side to remember the 168 people killed in that attack which happened 15 years ago today. bill clinton sparked a fierce exchange with rush limbaugh after he said extremist rhetoric from groups like the tea party can promote extremist action that led to the bombings. take a listen. >> the words we use really do matter. there is this vast echo chamber and they go across space and they fall on the serious and the deleerous alike. >> with this comment you have set the stage for violence in this country. any future acts of violence are on your shoulders, mr. clinton. >> do you have
, >> greta: hold your breath and listen to these ominous words from the head of the cbo. america's fiscal policy is unsustainable. we need to make fundamental changes. if we don't fix the problem we will not have financial stability or healthy economic growth. well, other than that, everything is great, right? joining us live liz clay men. if he -- if he were the only one ben bernanke, volcker both talking how grim and two do something soon. how bad is this?/óÑ >> it is extraordinarily bad. not under stating the situation. the amount of dealt, the amount of spending that is going on as it compares to what kind of income, refer knews that are coming into this country right now is so swamping. if you were to look at it as a little boat on a tough ocean, tsunami is a little dramatic that boat the income not big get pummeled by rogue waves and it is not sustainable that is true. the question becomes how do we we verse that? we are looking at deficits of one trillion a year depending on the year sometimes higher, slightly lower, 2014 looking to bottom out for the next decade. you have to cut
. that everybody in every office building, on every farm and ranch, in every small business in america ought to be asking questions about what has become the new law of the land. i think the attorney general -- the attorneys general of the multiple states in this country, they started asking these questions as the process was going through and as they discovered nightmare after nightmare after nightmare as pertaining to the states, they started getting to be raddled and they started to say -- rattled and they started to say, this can't be. we can't be imposing this kind of will under the commerce claw -- clause. so i think it's important that we look at the 9th and 10th amendment and the commerce clause and i'm going to start off talking about some constitutional law here with my good friend dan burton and we're going to see how we figure this is. i think i've got -- yeah, here we go. i think everybody out there learned in school, we have a constitution and we have amendments to that constitution which is just part of the constitution, just came at a different time. and the amendments have a
than a decade ago is that they are so much cozier with corporate america today than they were a decade ago. and much more so than they let on in public. i think it's amazing and breath taking that greg greg, top lawyer, champion of the left, top lawyer in the obama white house before he was forced out in the champion of the left is now the sherpa for goldman sachs, or that dick gephardt, the leader of house democrats, the last event i saw him at was in iowa where he had all these union members around him rocking to ac/dc drinking beer because he was a champion of the labor movement. now he's out there advising goldman sachs. you see this across the board for the democratic party where they get so much money from wall street and so much money from corporate america that it makes it harder to paint republicans as being in the hip pocket of business. and i think that -- >> okay. >> -- that's covering the backdrop of the debate. >> i said something moderately nice about barack obama. i'm going to try another one. >> oh, good. this will be a good day. >> all right, here we go. since barack
. that's no only a blues aesthetic, that's an american aesthetic. you couldn't get more america than new orleans. ♪ >>> welcome. i'm fareed zakaria. president barack obama had a good couple of weeks. his health care plan got through congress and concluded a nuclear arms reduction treaty with russia and perhaps most important, the american economy appears to be on the road to recovery. but he has a looming problem that could muddy the bright picture. afghanistan. president obama has made a huge investment in the war in afghanistan and having almost tripled the number of u.s. troops in that country. but over the last few weeks, a central problem emerged with his afghan strategy. it is called hamid karzai. policymakers believe the key to successful strategy in afghanistan is having a credible local partner. our local partner is karzai. and relations between him and the obama administration are bad. the administration has privately and at times publicly criticized him for corruption, vote rigging and genuine effect effectness. it threatened to withdraw a white house invitation to him and e
concern for some time that t.s.a. needs a broader initiative to secure america's subway systems. without a permanent leader, something large with far-reaching implications isn't going to be taken on. >> the obama administration has not yet named the third nominee, but many analysts believe to avoid another fiasco, it should come from within the ranks of the t.s.a. itself. in washington, james rosen, fox news. >> chris: president obama promised to be tougher on lobbyists here in washington. we'll see how that's working out. tough time for the catholic church prompts an unusual counterpunch to the old gray lady. when you have a drug or alcohol problem, your world stops making sense. you can get help for yourself and make sense of life again. for information, tdd: 800-487-4889. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. >> chris: china is refusing to confirm it's dropped the opposition to new sanctions against iran. china's foreign minister met today in beijing with iran's top nuclear negotiator. u.s. officials say the chinese have agreed to discuss a u.n. security
people trying to get out of these municipal bonds. >> dean, there are no failures in america. >> okay, larry. >> greece, portugal, spain, illinois, new york, new jersey, california. >> we can just continue to sweep this under the rug for as long as we want to. >> everybody's too big to fail in this country. you know that, my friend. >> we just print more, right, larry? >> print, bail out and whatever. government control. and then just to soak it all up -- >> we never actually have to pay these bills. >> we'll never pay them. we're just like europe. you we're going to have a value and a tax across the board. this is america. 21st century america. >> i think i'm going to move to bermuda. >> let me make a suggestion, then. >> pardon my cynicism. >> go ahead. real quick. we're going to go. make a suggestion. >> my suggestion is that you stick with someone like a franklin, some of the really big bond houses that have very big pulls. if you do have some defaults, the default rate is historically very low, but if you did have some your investors would be protected and those retirees could ge
america as well as africa and asia. here is what one british one said with a sick child, she's stuck in mumbai and trying to get home. >> we've been waiting since saturday for a flight. we are booked on a flight today at 12:55. they are announcing at 12:00 whether we will be able to fly or not. >> so there are 10 or 12 flights now out of frankfurt today, all points north, south, east and west. some lucky americans may get on those flights and get home. but the vast majority of them will continue to be stranded here with an enormous backlog. it could be a week or more before things get back to normal here. tamron, back to you. >> thank you, jim. as planes began taking off and landing, the debate continues whether it was an overreaction to cancel 95,000 flights over the past few days. nbc news contributor and former nhtsa chairman joins me. thanks for joining me. you know the debate is there, 95,000 flights, the luck of the draw. was it an overreaction? >> absolutely not. it was the right decision to make. this stuff is insidious. if it gets into jet engines, it can suffocate them, do
it quick, you know, r&d effort, is that all this is now? not america sending the people to the moon or mars. what can we get out of this? >> that's neil armstrong's point. let's talk about all the tea parties that took place yesterday on tax day. >> there were so many of them and they were well attended but at the same time, the president also seemed to acknowledge that these tea parties were going on but he had a different take than what they were actually saying at the tea parties. listen to what the president said. >> so i've been a little amused over the last couple of days where people have been having these rallies. about taxes. you would think they would be saying thank you. that's what you'd think. >> there's no smiles, you notice after that statement. he does not handle his critics well. >> he's amused. that is just unbelievable. you know, at first tea partiers they were angry. they were, you know, kind of fringe. they've become mainstream. mainstream and main street. they're for smaller taxes many he better take them a little bit more seriously than being mildly amused by the p
, that this immigration bill was at the center stage of the political debate in america. but we have so much more going on today that that's not going to even be touched by anybody in washington. >> well, we'll talk about it certainly, but we have a lot of other things to talk about as well. and it's a good thing that mark halperin is with us on this tuesday morning. >> good morning. >> recent immigrant. >> yes, you are. >> to these shores. >> look at halperin. does he get pulled over? >> i don't know. no way. pasty white. >> 35 in a 25-mile-per-hour zone. >> he's got a ruddy complexion. >> yeah. oh, look. >> look, it's the man that reports on the pretty pint-sized pony. >> wasn't that beautiful? >> should we tell him? >> named p ed petunia from pens. >> that was all pete breen. there's snacks on the way. he gets winded and he rests. >> i see. >> so pete's pretty. pony named petunia. >> he loves little ponies. i don't know what it is. he was really pushing me. >> how certain are you that's not a sea monkey? >> i can't confirm that. that's an excellent question. >> so getting back to what's going on on
in the united states. bank of america and general electric. but unlike you guys, our financials were lower yesterday, down 0.4%, consumer discretionary was stronger, though, and dow futures are down 24 below fair value at this hour. nasdaq down about 8 and s&p 500 down about 4. the dow ended at 11,144 yesterday. steve, over to you. >> greece has taken one step closer to an eu and imf bailout as it seeks talks on the bailout emergency package. the greece prime minister, george papandreou, sent letters to the imf looking to discuss a multi year program of economic policies. it confirms that the imf will be involved. a delegation will head to greece on monday. we're joining more for on this story in brussels is silvia wadhwa. sylvia, i think you're in madrid, aren't you? how difficult is it for you to work out what is going on in the court of powell? when will this money be activated? because the way the bond markets are going, it appears it has to be sooner rather than later. >> well, the funny thing is, we just spoke with the head of the euro group and luxembourg finance minute as sister as
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